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Lafayette Shaver


Lafayette Shaver was born on November 6, 1833 in Kanawha Co and died June 27, 1914 and is buried at Coons Creek in Sissonville, WV. He served in F Co 7th WV Cav from December 5, 1861 to August 1, 1865 and was wounded at the second battle of Bull Run.


Brother's to Lafayette Shaver

David Shaver, born in Kanawha Co., WV in 1833, died 4 Dec 1888. Served with his brother Lafayette Shaver in F Co, 7th WV CAV. Captured at Lewisburg, WV on 18 May 1864 and held as a POW at Andersonville Prison in Georgia until he was paroled on 24 Feb 1865.

Thomas Shaver, brother of David and Lafayette Shaver, born in Kanawha Co., WV in 1831. Served in K Co 11th WV INF. Died of Typhus in an Army hospital in Philadelphia, PA on 12 OCT 1864. He is buried in the Philadelphia National Cemetery in section D, plot 127.


Submitted by: Mike Shaffer at shaffer2@msn.com

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